The Role of 5G in Closing the Digital Divide

At an event held recently at the Indiana Statehouse, Commissioner Brendan Carr announced the FCC’s next 5G order and unveiled a proposal to cut costs and streamline approval periods for small cells—the physical building blocks of 5G. LGBT Tech has spoken in the past about the importance of launching newer technologies to close the digital divide and specifically how 5G has the potential to transform technological access to unserved and underserved communities such as the LGBTQ community by helping to close the digital divide and allow individuals to access basic yet essential services that can make a tremendous impact.